(POMONA, NY) – The Rockland Boulders, in conjunction with Triple P Promotions, are proud to host the first-ever New York Legends Softball Game at Palisades Credit Union Park on Sunday, August 14, 2016 from 2:30pm to 4:00pm, prior to the Boulders home game against Quebec.
The event will raise funds to benefit 23 year old West Nyack, New York native, Tommy McGuire, who suffered a swimming accident resulting in a severe spinal cord injury, paralyzing him from the neck down. Those attending will see former players from the New York Yankees and New York Giants, battle it out on the softball diamond. The exhibition contest will begin at 2:30pm and tickets will cost $20 each. Tickets are on sale now, at the box office, by calling (845) 364-0009, or clicking here!
"We are all about creating fun, entertaining events for the community while integrating our love and passion for the NY sports teams,” says Elaine Apfelbaum, President of Triple P Promotions. “We are always proud to work with these fine athletes to support such worthwhile causes."
Former Yankee Charlie Hayes During This Years "Old Timer's Day" at Yankees Stadium.
Proceeds from the game will go to help 23 year old West Nyack Native Tommy McGuire.
Former Giants Player Odessa Turner. (Photo by Getty Images)
Players already scheduled to appear are former Giants players Eric Dorsey, Stephen Baker, Sean Landetta and Odessa Turner, as well as former New York Yankees players Rick Cerone, Jim Leyritz, Brian Boehringer, Jeff Nelson, Charlie Hayes, Roy White, and Ron Blomberg. More players will be announced at a later date with all players scheduled to appear being subject to change.
"As an athlete, we are very fortunate to work with Triple P Promotions and to be able to support anybody who has any disability,” said Blomberg, the first designated hitter in MLB history. “Our goal is to help them be successful with the hardships they are facing."
There will also be an online auction for four (4) bat boy/girls positions and four (4) roster spots to play in the softball game going to the highest bidder. Bidding will take place on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tripleppromotions.com by sending a private message with your bid amount, name and contact phone number. The bidding will end August 7th at 10pm.
The $20 ticket price is for every seat in the ballpark that day and includes admission to the softball game and Rockland’s 5:00pm game against the Quebec Capitales. A limited number of meet & greet tickets with all players will also be available for $100 each and include a ticket in the Community Rooms on the Palisades Credit Union Park suite level. These specialty tickets will only be available through online purchase.
Gates will open at 2:00pm when Jimmy Kenny & the Pirate Beach Band will perform as part of Rockland’s annual “Beach Bash, presented by LandShark”. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a Boulders bucket hat, presented by Palisades Credit Union Park.
It’s also another “Pups in the Park” day where fans are encouraged to bring their four-legged friends with them while all kids 13 and under can run the bases after the game, presented by Bardonia Pediatrics.
Group tickets may be purchased by calling (845) 364-0009, while all other tickets can be purchased at the Palisades Credit Union Park box office or by clicking here. Regular game pricing will resume at 4:00pm on August 14th, at which time all Groupon, Living Social, Pack Vouchers, and Unused Season Tickets will be accepted. Vouchers and unused season tickets will NOT be accepted prior to 4:00pm on August 14th.
August 14th will also be our Annual Beach Bash Day!
Bring your furry companion to the game with our Pups in the Park Day, every Sunday home game!
Kids Can Run The Bases After Every Sunday Home Game.